Simplifying Documentation Requirements
As part of our Patients over Paperwork Initiative, Medicare is simplifying documentation requirements so that you spend less time on paperwork, allowing you to focus more on your patients and less on confusing and time-consuming claims documentation. We’ve made some important changes already. We need your suggestions on where to focus next. Please send your feedback and suggestions to ReducingProviderBurden@cms.hhs.gov.
To make it easier for providers and reduce improper payments and appeals, CMS is implementing the Documentation Requirements Simplification (DRS) Initiative. The key objectives of this initiative are: